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Ashok Roy, Chief Medical Officer of Caravan Health, Talks ACOs and Population Health

December 01, 2021

In this week's episode, Senior Editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, Peter Wehrwein, speaks with Chief Medical Officer of Caravan Health, Ashok Roy. The two dug into the approach of delivering quality care at Caravan, discussed ACOs in care and population health.

Implementing Wellness Programs For Employers and Health Plans per Neepa Patel of WellRight

November 24, 2021

Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive spoke with WellRight CEO, Neepa Patel, on the topic of wellness programs in healthcare and the need for employers and health plans to roll out new, effective, holistic and innovative programs for patients. Patel did discuss the challenges that some organization can face when rolling out these programs, but she explained how accessible, affordable and beneficial these programs are for patients mental health and wellbeing.

Many Young Adults with Asthma Aren't Completely Prepped to Transition to Adult Asthma Care

November 23, 2021

Young adults with asthma were recently surveyed on their preparation of the transition to adult asthma care. Half of all those surveyed did not remember being introduced to concepts of transitioning care, including asthma self-management, by their pediatric asthma provider.

Greg Miller of Talkdesk Discusses How AI is Easing the Patient Experience in Care

November 17, 2021

In this week’s episode Briana Contreras, associate editor of Managed Healthcare Executive, met with Greg Miller, vice president of Industry Strategy, Healthcare and Life Sciences at Talkdesk. The two discussed that while virtual care has become a convenient tool in healthcare during the pandemic and has helped treat more patients, this form of care isn’t completely solving patient’s underlying issues. However, Miller shared how AI is helping ease the patient experience and improving care in this conversation.

Jacqueline Glascock of Cure SMA Discusses FDA-Approved SMA Treatments & Dissects Combination Therapy

November 17, 2021

Managed Healthcare Executive® recently interviewed Jacqueline Glascock, Ph.D., the director of research programs at Cure SMA, an nonprofit organization in Elk Grove, Illinois, that funds research into spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and advocates for families and patients. In this video, Glascock discusses SMA and her organization, the three current therapies for the disease, and a combination therapy approach to the disease.